Police are investigating a case of criminal damage after a woman tried to open a door of a house - but broke the handle.

The incident happened at Gorse Green in Lowestoft on January 6 between 2pm and 3pm, when an unidentified woman attempted to force entry, resulting in a broken door handle.

The suspect was described as white, in her 30s, with a stocky build and wearing a grey coat.

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The investigation is ongoing as authorities seek information to apprehend the perpetrator.

Witnesses are urged to contact Suffolk police on 101.